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St. Aug National Signing Day Roundup

Student-athletes signed letters of intent at St. Augustine High School adding to the school’s tradition of athletic excellence. Five student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college sports on National Signing Day, adding to a long list of other athletes who preceded them at the school. The five St. Augustine High School students joined high school

Two Purple Knights face off in Super Bowl 50

Trai Turner and Lorenzo Doss at St. Augustine. Photo credit: Kevin Blakes  When the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos step onto the field for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, two Purple Knights will face off for the chance to raise their first-ever Lombardi Trophy. Cornerback Lorenzo Doss and the Denver Broncos defeated New England, clinching

St. Aug has Ties to all 4 teams playing in the NFL Conference Championship Games

The NFL Conference Championship playoff field is set, and each team has a tie to the historic St. Augustine High School in New Orleans. This weekend Arizona and Carolina will meet in the NFC title game, and New England and Denver will square off in the AFC title contest. 3 Purple Knight NFL players are

Purple Knights Continue Undefeated District Play after Defeating Brother Martin

By Jonathan Willard, student reporter. The legendary rivalry between the St. Augustine Purple Knights and the Brother Martin Crusaders is one of the most heated and competitive rivalries in the state.  The two schools have been arch rivals for decades and have always played great games in every sport in which they compete.  The rivals

Purple Knights pull 73-64 Win Over Shaw

See the gallery from the Shaw games below. Varsity: 73-64 Win. Junior Varsity: 45-17 Win. Freshman: 41-28 Win.  

Purple Knights dominate in district opener vs. Holy Cross

By: Jonathan Willard/Student Reporter District play for the District 9-5A Catholic League of New Orleans began Tuesday, January 6th in the city. For the St. Augustine Purple Knights, district play started against their Gentilly-Rival Holy Cross Tigers. The Knights entered the game with a 3-1 season record. More recently, St. Aug is coming off of

St. Augustine’s depth too much for Lake Area in regular season opener

By Jonathan Willard, Student Reporter. Photo by: Mark Boucree, Student Photographer  It’s the season of slam dunks, crossovers, and unbelievable athleticism at high schools across the state. Regular season basketball began Nov. 16 throughout Louisiana.  The St. Augustine Purple Knights started the season with a junior varsity and varsity battle in the school’s gym against the

St. Aug Brass Band performs for Catholic Charities

Our very own St. Augustine Brass Band performed for the Catholic Charities Convocation on November 3, 2015. Take a look at the performance below with an introduction from board member Demetric M. Mercadel. (Photography by St. Aug’s film and video crew)

Jamal Pettigrew to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

St. Aug tight end and LSU commit Jamal Pettigrew will play in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl this winter. The fifth annual game will take place Jan. 3 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Kickoff is at 9 p.m. and will be televised on Fox Sports 1. Pettigrew, son of Curtis and Racquel Pettigrew, was presented his